Doctor Francis Collins is stepping down as director of the National Institutes of Health after 12 years. He reflects on his legacy and his agency's efforts in the fight against COVID-19.
Colleges and universities face tough decisions in the coming weeks about whether to reopen their campuses this fall.
In March, as the public health threat of coronavirus became clear, higher ed institutions were some of the first to shutter, sending students and staff home and turning to remote learning to finish the semester.
Now, they need to decide what form instruction will take in the fall. Will students be able to return to campus safely? And, if not, what are the alternatives?
Diane spoke with Jeffrey Selingo, author of the forthcoming book “Who Gets In & Why: A Year Inside College Admissions.” He is also a contributor at The Atlantic and an advisor to Arizona State University.
They talked Thursday morning.
- Jeffrey Selingo Contributor, The Atlantic and advisor to Arizona State University; his forthcoming book is "Who Gets In & Why: A Year Inside College Admissions"
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